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  • nounapplication; employment
  • verbwork with; consume

synonyms for uses

  • adoption
  • benefit
  • handling
  • help
  • need
  • operation
  • practice
  • purpose
  • service
  • treatment
  • usage
  • value
  • account
  • advantage
  • appliance
  • applicability
  • appropriateness
  • avail
  • call
  • capitalization
  • cause
  • convenience
  • custom
  • end
  • exercise
  • exercising
  • exertion
  • fitness
  • good
  • habit
  • helpfulness
  • mileage
  • mobilization
  • necessity
  • object
  • occasion
  • point
  • profit
  • reason
  • relevance
  • serviceability
  • usability
  • usefulness
  • utility
  • way
  • wont
  • worth
  • wear and tear
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antonyms for uses

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  • disadvantage
  • harm
  • hindrance
  • hurt
  • injury
  • inappropriateness
  • loss
  • unsuitability
  • uselessness
  • save
  • leave alone
  • stop
  • halt
  • let go
  • neglect
  • mismanage
  • abstain
  • repudiate
  • reject
  • cease
  • renounce
  • misuse
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How to use uses in a sentence

Labor, so it was argued, was perpetually being saved by the constant introduction of new uses of machinery.
THE UNSOLVED RIDDLE OF SOCIAL JUSTICESTEPHEN LEACOCK
But Decker's and Ben Jonson's works abound in allusions to tobacco, its uses and abuses.
TOBACCO; ITS HISTORY, VARIETIES, CULTURE, MANUFACTURE AND COMMERCEE. R. BILLINGS.
In all letters which the son writes to his father he uses the most exalted titles and honourable phrases he can imagine.
OUR LITTLE KOREAN COUSINH. LEE M. PIKE
He uses the red pipe-stone and other materials in the production of his pipes, which are ingenious specimens of sculpture.
TOBACCO; ITS HISTORY, VARIETIES, CULTURE, MANUFACTURE AND COMMERCEE. R. BILLINGS.
Mr Bellamy, although away, made free with the capital of the bank, and applied it to his own private uses.
BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE, NO. CCCXXXIX. JANUARY, 1844. VOL. LV.VARIOUS
When a pupil makes his own Correlations, every concurrence he uses is a real concurrence to him, and so with his Ins.
ASSIMILATIVE MEMORYMARCUS DWIGHT LARROWE (AKA PROF. A. LOISETTE)
One who uses another's automobile without consent or knowledge of the owner, may be liable to pay a reasonable hire therefor.
PUTNAM'S HANDY LAW BOOK FOR THE LAYMANALBERT SIDNEY BOLLES
But you must be tired of hearing about cocoanuts and their uses, so we will return to Alila and his strange adventures.
ALILA, OUR LITTLE PHILIPPINE COUSINMARY HAZELTON WADE
He employs pressures as high as fifty inches and never uses less than six.
THE RECENT REVOLUTION IN ORGAN BUILDINGGEORGE LAING MILLER
We do not know any great player who uses a Steiner instrument, as we shall show in another article.
VIOLINS AND VIOLIN MAKERSJOSEPH PEARCE
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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